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Posted on: July 27, 2016

Water Leaks Can Be Costly

You can lose 3,600 gallons of water in one month if you have a water leak the size of a pin head. With a leak the size of a pencil eraser the loss can be as much as 199,200 gallons of water per month!

Slow drips of water can add up very quickly. A toilet that “keeps running” after you flush, or a sink that drips after it is turned off can waste thousands of gallons of water. If the drip is hot water, you are paying for wasted energy too. Not only ar...Read on...

Posted on: July 20, 2016

Outdoor Safety

Thunder and lightning storms happen all the time. But did you know that lightning strikes and lightning fires occur most often in the summer? Know what to do to keep you and your family safe when it does strike!

Outdoor safety:
• If you can hear thunder, you are within striking distance of lightning. Look for a shelter inside a home, large building, or a hard-topped vehicle right away. Do not go under tall trees for shelter. There is no place outside that is ...
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Posted on: July 1, 2016

DEMEC News Release

2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season is Underway | Follow these twelve often overlooked safety tips to get ready for a storm.

Delawareans are encouraged to prepare now for the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season, which started June 1 and ends Nov. 30. Forecasters are predicting this year to be more active than 2015 and a typical season, with the Atlantic basin expected to see 14-15 n...Read on...

DelDOT's Website
Posted on: June 27, 2016

Important Information About Your Drinking Water

Monitoring Requirements Not Met for Smyrna Water Department

Our water system violated drinking water standards over the past year. Even though these were not emergencies, as our customers, you have a right to know what happened and what we are doing to correct these situations.

We are required to monitor your d...

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Full Notice
Posted on: June 15, 2016

Recycling Facility Closed @ DHCI

With the closing of the recycling facility located at Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill (DHCI), residents having been asking where they can still take their recycling.

The two closest locations are listed below:
Cheswold Collection Station - 54 Fork Branch Road, Cheswold, DE 19936 (6.9 miles away)
Pine Tree Corners Transfer Station - 276 Pine Tree Corner Road, Townsend, DE 19734 (9.6 miles away)

For a list of mat...

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DSWA Website
Posted on: June 27, 2016

National Night Out

National Night Out

Smyrna Police to host National Night out against Crime on August 11th.

The SPD will again be hosting a national night out against crime on August 11th. The event will be held on Market Street Plaza. The focus of the Night Out event is to build community partnerships between the SPD and the citizens we serve. We encourage l...Read on...

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Posted on: June 15, 2016

Hurricane Season Preparation

Hurricane Season has officially begun. To prepare for the unexpected, families should prepare a Family Evacuation Supply Kit. Some of the items recommended to be included are:

• Copies of insurance cards, photo IDs, birth certificates, deeds, etc.
• Extra set of car and house keys
• Credit and ATM cards
• Cash in small denominations
• Bottled water
• Non-perishable foods
• Self-charging or battery-operated radio w/extra b...

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Posted on: June 2, 2016

Storm Preparedness Raffle Drawing

Emergency Preparedness Raffle

Smyrna sponsors 3rd annual emergency preparedness raffle. Enter contest at Town Hall located at 27 South Market Street Plaza, Smyrna, Delaware.

Preparing for an emergency includes staying informed. Enter to win a free weather radio for your home. Receive 24-hour-a-day National Weather Bureau Broadcasts no matter where you are. This handheld, portable unit has an ALERT system that turns the unit ...Read on...

Storm Prep Brochure
Posted on: April 21, 2016

Heating Repair/Replacement Program

First State Community Action Agency

The Replacing/Repairing Heaters & Conserving Energy (RRHACE) Program is a statewide program.

It is available to help income eligible home owners repair or replace furnaces, boilers and other direct heating components which are necessary to keep the home’s primary heating source functional. All repairs and replacements are completed by a licensed ...Read on...

First State Community Agency, Inc. Website
Posted on: August 7, 2013

Community Videos

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Posted on: May 19, 2008

Energy Depot Program

The Town of Smyrna is pleased to offer you Energy Depot, a set of online tools and resources to help you better understand and manage your home energy use and costs.

The Town of Smyrna is pleased to offer you Energy Depot, a set of online tools and resources to help you better understand and manage your home energy use and costs.

Energy Depot is your one-stop resource for energy information and it's available for fre...

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Energy Depot